Rock Solid

For the September 2014 issue of Muscle & Fitness, I wrote my second cover story on Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson in a span of 12 months. Unlike the editorial I wrote the first time around, this dove deep on his family being evicted from their apartment when he was 14, having only seven bucks in […]

Terry Crews Cover Interview

I’ve never run a cover story as a Q&A before—I always viewed it as kind of a cop out—but I’ve just made my first exception with this February story on Terry Crews. I’ve interviewed Terry three times, and the effect he has on me each time is the same: By the end of the conversation, […]

An Amazing Success Story

When I was a full-time personal trainer, I witnessed a ton of client transformations. Of these, there were a handful of dramatic, day-and-night success stories—but none more dramatic than the one you’re about to read. It first ran in the December 2013 issue of Muscle & Fitness. IT’S IN YOUR HANDS Why the greatest health […]

The Summer of Cover Stories

From my teen years into my early 20s, I always marveled at how some people could maintain a pale complexion throughout the summer months. How on earth could you stay cooped up in such beautiful weather? Years of hacking away at a keyboard in an office since that time—when I caddied every day at one […]

Buzz Bissinger Retrospective Interview

Published summer 2008 for Blitz Magazine. Twenty years ago, Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist H.G. “Buzz” Bissinger shed the shackles of suburban Philadelphia, uprooted his family and moved to Odessa, Texas, the dream of spinning a spectacular narrative about the power of sports in our culture burning bright in his mind. He had envisioned a football story […]